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Journal articleThe Metropolitan Science research project, based at the University of Kent from 2017–2020 and designed to run alongside the Science City gallery project, explores the significant place of craft, trade and commercial institutions in the development of London’s technical and experimental knowledge cultures. Drawing on this research, this paper presents...
Higgitt, Rebekah ; Kilburn-Toppin, Jasmine ; Moxham, Noah
When ivory came from the seas. On some traits of the trade of raw and carved sea-mammal ivories in the Middle AgesEven if it played a part, it is not so much the lesser availability of elephant ivory as the Norse expansion in the Northern Atlantic that brought the success of walrus ivory throughout Western Europe and far beyond. The strength of demand did not only bring the extinction of the...